What Happened on September 3rd, 1978

Day of Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Crew of Soyuz 31 returns to Earth aboard Soyuz 29
  • Leonid Mossejev becomes European marathon champ (2:11:57.5)
  • Pope John Paul I officially installed as 263rd supreme pontiff

Famous Birthdays

  • John Curtis, English footballer
  • Michal Rozsival, Czech ice hockey player
  • Nick Wechsler, American actor
  • Paul Moor, English ten-pin bowler
  • Valfar, Norwegian heavy metal vocalist/musician (Windir) (d. 2004)